Issue: 19990601

Tuesday, June 1, 1999
June
6
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Articles
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Esquire
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0001.xml
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0002.xml
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R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.: Camel
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R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO.
CAMEL
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0003.xml
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Saturn
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America Online, Inc.
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0004.xml
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2,3
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Air France
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AIR FRANCE
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0005.xml
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Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican Rum
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PUERTO RICO
Puerto Rican Rum
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0006.xml
tableOfContents
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Esquire
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0007.xml
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Movado
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MOVADO
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0008.xml
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The Eddie Bauer
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The Eddie Bauer
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0009.xml
masthead
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Esquire
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0010.xml
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Tweezerman
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TWEEZERMAN
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0011.xml
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Subaru
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SUBARU
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0012.xml
article
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The Sound & The Fury
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The Sound and the Fury
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“Red Right 88”—and my blood ran cold. I was there, freezing to death, just to see my beloved Browns lose in the last twenty seconds of the game. I was chanting, “Field goal. Field goal. Field goal.” Rutigliano didn’t hear me. Drew, I watch your show because no matter what country or city I have lived in (seven different, actually), it remains true: You can take the girl out of Cleveland, but you can’t take Cleveland out of the girl.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0013.xml
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13
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Giorgio Armani: Acqua Di Gio
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GIORGIO ARMANI
ACQUA DI GIO
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0014.xml
article
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editor's letter
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Private Mysteries, Pubic Lives
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David Granger
It’s one of the defining characteristics of our society that fame tends to drive the celebrated— whether Michael Jackson or Michael Jordan— from our view. Among the first to flee relentless public scrutiny, of course, was Joe DiMaggio, as notoriously private a legend as has ever lived.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0015.xml
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Barbados Tourism Authority
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Barbados Tourism Authority
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0016.xml
article
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Contributors
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It’s not every day that you get to hang out with a Hollywood legend, so when Stephen Sherrill had the opportunity to interview Yoda, the Jedi master, he jumped at the chance. “I was surprised at how down-to-earth he is,” says Sherrill, a former writer for the Late Show with David Letterman and a contributor to The New Yorker.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0017.xml
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Advertisement: Jack Daniel’s
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Jack Daniel’s
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0018.xml
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18
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HBO A Lesson Before Dying
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Time Warner Ententainmant Company
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0019.xml
article
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esky
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Esky
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We can’t stop talking about the boy’s wiener. We know it’s a boy and that he’s going to have a wiener, but beyond that everything’s up for grabs. Perhaps you’ve been there or are going there: a bouncing baby son. You’re the father, the wife has delegated to you all male-related responsibility, and the first decision you are faced with, on behalf of this perfect miniature man, is, Would you like a little off the top?
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0020.xml
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Chrysler
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CHRYSLER
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0021.xml
article
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Man at His Best
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Leslie Mann
A LITTLE WOMAN WITH A BIG SENSE OF HUMOR AND THE FEET TO MATCH
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Any woman with Leslie Mann’s ease of laughter and approachably delicate beauty has a hard time making it out of a bar or cocktail party without suffering through the jest of some unfunny funnyman with a few too many G&T’s under his belt. Fortunately for this actress, the funnymen she usually finds herself around are actually funny.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0022.xml
article
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Man at His Best
DRIVING
Jag-edelic, Baby
NEW, LESS EXPENSIVE CAR COMES TO OUR SHORES
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Phil Patton
They've got guns, and good thing, because most of today's TV cops drive cars that aren't gonna stop anybody. Chunky Sipowicz on NYPD Blue drives a bloated Chevy Caprice; Homicide's Detective Munch is even less fortunate—he has to cram into a Cavalier.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0023.xml
article
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Man at His Best
DRIVING
In-flight Entertainment
A HOW-TO MANUAL FOR PAPER TIGERS, MUSTANGS, AND P-38'S
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RENE CHUN
An old man tosses a paper airplane into space. It travels an absurd distance, straight and silent as an Indian runner. Suddenly, the plane banks and begins to climb. As the plane rises, it describes a series of long, lazy spirals. The ticking of a stopwatch measures the flight:
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0024.xml
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Timex
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Timex
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0025.xml
article
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Man at His Best
THE TUBE
The Showdown
SPORTS NIGHT'S CREATOR SQUARES OFF WITH ITS INSPIRATION
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When Aaron Sorkin's Sports Night made its much-ballyhooed debut on ABC last fall, Fox Sports News anchor Keith Olbermann was—surprise!—a trifle vexed. It seemed as though Sorkin had "borrowed" events from Olbermann's former life as coanchor, with Dan Patrick, of ESPN's SportsCenter.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0026.xml
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24A,24B
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Calvin Klein
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Calvin Klein
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0027.xml
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Style Agenda
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0028.xml
article
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Man at His Best
DRINKING
Merlot, If You Must
ESQUIRE'S RESIDENT WINE EXPERT OFFERS UP SOME CHOICES FOR WHEN MERLOT IS THE ONLY CHOICE YOU HAVE
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ANDREA IMMER
My nightmare goes something like this. I’m cruising the Windows on the World dining room on my nightly mission to seduce our guests with the wonders of our wines, hoping to turn them on to something new, maybe a great value or an unsung region.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0029.xml
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Viagra
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Pfizer Inc.
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0030.xml
article
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Man at His Best
MATERIAL MAN
Made with the Shades
A LITTLE STORY ON THE VIRTUES OF SUNGLASSES
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They are hot in the looking-cool marketplace, the wire-framed shades Esquire’s fashion editors have showcased at right. Think of them as modern, trimmed-down versions of the allAmerican aviators Paul Newman wore on the set of The Stripper, above.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0031.xml
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Lucky Brand
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LUCKY BRAND
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0032.xml
article
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Man at His Best
READING
Neurotics A-go-go
PLEASE PUT THE CHARACTERS IN DAVID FOSTER WALLACE'S NEW BOOK OUT OF THEIR MISERIES
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GREIL MARCUS
David Foster Wallace’s Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (Little, Brown, $24)—a collection of short stories (two of which first appeared in Esquire) by the author of the enormous self-describing novel Infinite Jest and the nonfiction collection A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again, which wasn’t as much fun as it was supposed to be—is made out of sex, rage, cleverness, and grammar.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0033.xml
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Volkswagen
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Volkswagen
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0034.xml
article
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Man at His Best
MUSIC
Nothing But the Girls
WITH THEIR FOURTH ALBUM, THE MEMBERS OF LUSCIOUS JACKSON SHOW THEY'VE GOT THE STUFF THAT LEGENDS WANT TO WORK WITH
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CHRISTOPHER BEREND
It’s not every day that a group of musicians comes over to your apartment for a recording session. It’s even rarer when one of them is Emmylou Harris and she’s sitting in your bedroom, admiring the posters on your walls. But that’s where Kate Schellenbach, the drummer for the female group Luscious Jackson, found Harris not so long ago.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0035.xml
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BMW
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0036.xml
article
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Man at His Best
FOOD & TRAVEL
Ich Bin Ein Hot City
THE FRENCH DO HAVE TO FEAR A REUNITED BERLIN, BUT NOT FOR THE REASON YOU THINK; IT'S THE NEW GERMAN FOOD THE FROGS SHOULD BE AFRAID OF NOW
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JOHN MARIANI
It may be the best of times and the worst of times to visit Berlin, and for the same reason: earthshaking flux. Poised this year to become Germany’s capital once again, this enormous city (eight times the size of Paris) once razed by war is now so gutted with building excavations and its skyline so crisscrossed with construction equipment that people have taken to calling it Kranstadt: “Cranesville.”
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0037.xml
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Dupont Lycra
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DuPont
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0038.xml
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Propecia Merck Co., Inc.
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Merck Co., Inc.
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0039.xml
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Everycd, Inc.
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EveryCD, Inc.
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0040.xml
article
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Green
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Babe in the Woods
Unless you truly understand risk, investing can be a thing with really big teeth
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Ken Kurson
A Month in the Life of Your Money PHIL MUCCI A man gives you an envelope with $1 million in it. He shows you two sealed envelopes and tells you one contains ten times what he already gave you while the other's got one tenth. He offers to sell you one of his sealed envelopes for the million he already gave you.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0041.xml
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Lagerfeld Jako
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JAKO
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0042.xml
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IWC Schaffhausen
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IWC
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0043.xml
sidebar
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My War: the Scorecard
A monthly look at my real-money portfolio. I started 1999 with $16,823.
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Q1 comes to an end with a bang for My War. I know better than to celebrate prematurely, but, yes. I'm tickled that it's possible to double up on the S&P while paying commissions and keeping more than an eighth of the portfolio in cash that's ready to pounce should bargains show their heads above the frothy waters.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0044.xml
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L.L. Bean
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0045.xml
sidebar
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Four Ways to Minimize Risk
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Risk is hard to define but even harder to measure. Terms like “standard deviation,” “M2 risk-adjusted return,” and “beta” send investors to snoozeland. But risk is a relative thing, and on that score, here are four things to look for as you compare the riskiness of one investment against the volatility of another.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0046.xml
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Carlton B&wt Co.
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B&WT Co.
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0047.xml
article
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Money to Burn? Then Don't Play That Way
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Take a quick look around any casino and you’ll know that what and how people play prove they’re not paying all that much attention to risk. And yet gambling is almost perfectly analogous to investing—and easily reveals how investors fail to avoid even the most obvious money-losing bets.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0048.xml
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Kahlua
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0049.xml
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Kahlua
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0050.xml
article
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the game
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The Snake-Handling Pole-Vaulter
In addition to collecting very large, carnivorous reptiles, Jeff Hartwig g himself into the premier pole-vaulter in the world
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Charles P. Pierce
<p>THIS IS ABOUT three places in a very small place. It is about a house and a barn and a schoolyard. The house sits back from a fork in the road that leads into a neighborhood that someone carved out of a bean field on the south side of the town. In the house live six dogs, two monitor lizards, forty constrictors of various breeds, an iguana named George, and Jeff Hartwig, the best pole-vaulter in the world.</p>
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0051.xml
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Northwest Airlines, Inc.
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Northwest Airlines, Inc.
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0052.xml
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Festina Watches
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0053.xml
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Festina
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Festina
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0054.xml
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L.l.bean
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L.L.Bean
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0055.xml
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Davidoff Good Life
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Good Life
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0056.xml
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Advertisement: Glenfiddich
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Glenfiddich
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0057.xml
article
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the screen
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.44something
God, guns, and gangsters made American movies great. How HBO’s The Sopranos has reinvigorated a tired genre.
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Tom Carson
OKAY, I ADMIT IT: I’ve never understood why Fredo brings the $2 million to Havana if Michael is planning to have Hyman Roth whacked. I still don’t know why the young Vito pays off Fanucci before killing him. Fm stumped by the illogic of the feds putting Pentangeli up in style after he double-crosses them.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0058.xml
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Grand Slam Musing Wear
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0059.xml
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57A,57B,57C,57E,57F,57G,57H,57I
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Crossings
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0060.xml
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57D
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Abc Carpet & Home
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ABC
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0061.xml
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57G
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The Bedroom
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0062.xml
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57G
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Thosmoser
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thosmoser
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0063.xml
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57H
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0064.xml
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57H
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Garnet Hill
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Garnet Hill
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0065.xml
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57J
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Tempur-pedic, Inc.
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Tempur-Pedic, Inc.
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0066.xml
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Hearst Pond Boats
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0067.xml
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0068.xml
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Michel Jordi
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MICHEL JORDI
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0069.xml
article
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62,64
the page
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The Big Nasty
The thrill is gone. Give me back my word.
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Sven Birkerts
IN THE BEGINNING was the word, and the word was the F-word. I intend no blasphemy here—my reference is not biblical but personal. If I resort to hyperbole, it’s to underscore the importance of the moment. For I can recall it perfectly, four decades later, how that single word fell like a severing blade between short-pants innocence and the other awareness, which comes too soon and can never be wished away.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0070.xml
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Titan
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Titan
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0071.xml
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65
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0072.xml
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Advertisement
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0073.xml
article
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66,68,69
man overboard
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The Lies That Bind
It’s the little fibs that’ll trip you up every damn time
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Robert Huber
A MARRIED FRIEND of Ours ÍS thinking about having an affair. Karen reveals this to me late one night in our kitchen while our sons sleep. “I think Michelle’s just bored,” she says. “That’s all it is, really.” I mentally rub my hands together: time aplenty for a nice moral deconstruction of how Michelle, who has a nice life, a good marriage, and a four-year-old son, is fucking up big time.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0074.xml
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Philip Morris Inc.: Parliament
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Philip Morris Inc.
PARLIAMENT
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0075.xml
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69
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Knob Creek
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Knob Creek
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0076.xml
article
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70,71,72,74,76
the lives of men
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Say Hello to My Little Friend
Just because it’s the part of you that goes forth first into the world does not mean that you must always follow
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Ron Carlson
IT WOULD BE EXCITING if, in writing about the most openly celebrated and reviled body part, I could shatter a few myths and create a few others, but we all know already that it is the center of so many of the world’s mythologies, the source of all major and minor religions, the focus and motor of all marketing, in fact the basis of capitalism (to which it gave its name) and every nonsocial economy, the name and nickname of every rock group and many musical chorales, the true axis of planet Earth in this solar system, the hinge that opens the door to understanding, the axle in the big wheel of desire and regret, the bolt that keeps the door to understanding forever sealed, the first radical pillar of society, and the lone last digit of the secret combination on the lock to heaven, so I am going to have to settle for a few minor remarks about the penis, which, like nuclear power, has been best described as mankind’s most potent friend and foe.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0077.xml
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72A,72B
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Accumail Corporation Gattaca
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AccuMail Corporation
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0078.xml
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73
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Dr. Lewinberg's Formula
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0079.xml
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75
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Natural American Spirit
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0080.xml
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76
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Advertisement: Forest Glen
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FOREST GLEN
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0081.xml
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77
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Advertisement: Forest Glen
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FOREST GLEN
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0082.xml
article
78
78,79,80,81,142
SPORTS
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The Father's Kiss
If Mike Tyson gets yet another chance at redemption, it will come from family, home, and the chicken dance
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Tom Junod
<p>THERE ARE NO BABY PICTURES OF MIKE TYSON. Nobody cared enough either to keep them or to take them in the first place, and so there are no pictures of Mike Tyson smiling without teeth, or sleeping in a crib, or being held aloft in the arms of his father ragainst some white stain of sunlight; no pictures of Mike Tyson's first step, or his first day at school; no way of knowing whether Mike Tyson was a cute infaiit, a cute toddler, or even a cute little boy.</p>
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0083.xml
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82,83,84,85,86,87
Features
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Joe DiMaggio Would Appreciate It Very Much If You'd Leave Him the Hell Alone
AS HIS LEGENDARY OLD MAN LAY DYING IN FLORIDA, JOE JR. HUDDLED IN HIS TRAILER A CONTINENT AWAY
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Robert Huber
<p>Joey has the blinds down in his trailer on Mike’s big side lot, where Broadway dead-ends at Grizzly Bay. It’s quiet here, next to Mike’s rancher; nobody bothers him. Just the muted yakking of gulls. It’s the edge of spring now—the northernCalifornia light is still sweet, the afternoons merely warm.</p>
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0084.xml
article
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88,89,90,91,92,93,94,95
ESQUIRE STYLE
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Bienvenidos a Meee-ami
ESQUIRE HEADS SOUTH, TO THE EXPATRIATE SEAT OF LATIN CULTURE, WHERE THE RHYTHMS OF THE NIGHT HAVE A SALSA BEAT AND THE MEN MEAN BUSINESS WHEN THEY DRESS FOR PLEASURE
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Larry Montali
Seems like just yesterday Aunt Dora and Uncle Edwin retired down here and the place was known as "God's waiting room," last stop for leather-hided snowbirds double-coated in Coppertone and Ben-Gay. Next thing you know, you've got Will Smith singing to their grandchildren about "$100,000 cars" and "half-dressed ladies" that make the place sound as if you're already in heaven: "Party in the city where the heat is on / All night on the beach till the break of dawn / Welcome to Miami / Bienvenidos a Meee-ami!" Qué pasó? well, Smith was riffing on a metamorphosed Miami.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0085.xml
article
96
96,97,98
Features
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Poolside with Yoda
THE PEPPERY STAR OF EARLIER STAR WARS MOVIES HAS NOW BEEN REPLACED BY A YOUNGER ACTOR, BUT, AS STEPHEN SWERRILL DISCOVERS, HE REMAINS EVERY INCH THE FIERY JEDI MASTER
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Stephen Sherrill
<p>Katharine Hepburn once noted that Hollywood’s greatest star power resides in its smallest men. (Was it Hepburn?) Anyway nowhere is that more true than in the diminutive star of the last two Star Wars movies. Though most people know Yoda from his collaboration with George Lucas, he’s actually been a Hollywood fixture for generations.</p>
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0086.xml
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99
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Davidoff
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0087.xml
article
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100,101,102,103,104,105,144
PROFILES
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Who Put the Honky Tonk in 'Honky Tonk Women'?
And other tales from the untold life of Ry Cooder, American Genius
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Alec Wilkinson
<p>THERE GOES RY COODER TO CUBA in 1996 to make a record with some African guitarists, but as it happens the Africans can't leave Africa-they've lost their passports or they can t obtain visas; exactly what occurred even Cooder's not sure, it was all very sudden.</p>
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0088.xml
article
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106,107
FEATURES
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The Beginning
ON BECOMING A FATHER
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Daniel Voll
<p>I don’t want to fight with the doctor who is going to deliver my son. Cecilia is in labor and we’ve just gotten to the hospital. It’s Friday, 8:00 P.M., New York City. Misty rain outside. “Are you going to deliver this baby, Daniel?” he shouts. “Because you’re not letting me do my job. You’re trying to take over.”</p>
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0089.xml
article
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108,109,110,111
Fathers
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The Man Who Mistook His Hat for a Meal
MY FATHER HAS ALWAYS HAD SOME QUESTIONABLE EATING HABITS, BUT THIS IS GETTING RIDICULOUS
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David Sedaris
<p>We’re in Paris, eating dinner in a nice restaurant, and my father is telling a story. “So,” he says, “I found this brown something-or-other in my suitcase, and I started chewing on it, thinking that maybe it was part of a cookie.” </p>
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0090.xml
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110
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My Father Story
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Rosanne cash
The summer I was twelve, my father taught me how to water-ski. It was the first summer he lived In the big house on the lake near Nashville and the first summer mv sisters and I spent with him after the divorce. He took us out on the boat nearly every day, all day long, throughout a sultry six-week vacation. He showed me, just one time, how to hold the towline and pull myself to standing in the water, and then he just started throwing me the line and gunning the engine over and over.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0091.xml
article
112
112,113
Fathers
[no value]
Jerry Stiller: My Life as a Father
AS TOLD TO CAL FUSSMAN.
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My father was really pushed by my mother. My mother didn’t know there was a Depression going on. She thought it was just happening to us. She thought he wasn’t working. At the time, my father was a cabdriver—but nobody was taking a cab. We kinda lived on the edge.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0092.xml
article
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114,115,116,117,146
Fathers
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The Blood Runs Like a River Through My Dreams
TOMMY NOTHING FANCY WAS MY SON. HE WAS A FISHERMAN.
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Nasdijj
<p>My son is dead. I didn't say my adopted son is dead. He was my son. My son was a Navajo. He lived six years. Those were the best six years of my life. The social workers didn’t tell me about the fetal alcohol syndrome when they brought my son to the hogan I was living in on the Navajo Nation. Perhaps they didn’t know.</p>
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0093.xml
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116
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My Father Story
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Jay Woodruff
One morning—it may have been April or May or November: the seasons are subtle in South Carolina, and I was only three or four—my father announced to my older sister and me that it was a very special day: Double Bells Day. A day when children dressed UP as clowns and wore bells on their feet and went door-to-door proclaiming.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0094.xml
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117
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My Father Story
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Ron Carlson
In March of 1963. mv father came home and stood an orange tank of helium in the garage and told me to run in and get mv mother's iron. My father was a welding engineer, a serious man who wore khakis to work. His projects were practical: a clutch holder for his truck, our patio, inventions at work.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0095.xml
article
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118,119
Fathers
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Jake Lamotta: My Life as a Father
AS TOLD TO CAL FUSSMAN
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Me bein’ married six times, I’m gonna have to give you a joke with that. You know what it means to come home to a beautiful, lovely, gorgeous lady who gives you a lot of love, affection, and tenderness? It means you’re in the wrong goddamn apartment.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0096.xml
article
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120,121,122,123,146
Fathers
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My Father, the Bachelor
HE WAS A BEAUTIFUL MAN, AND SOMEONE HAD TO LIBERATE THESE WOMEN FROM THEIR MARRIAGES. WHEN HE DIED, WOMEN GRIEVED. LOTS AND LOTS OF WOMEN.
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Martha Sherrill
<p>There were a lot of women to call after he died. The old girlfriends I knew of, the ones in San Francisco, were easy to find. They were a part of my life I’d lost track of, like older sisters who’d gone away to college and never come back. They were all smart and gentle and kind. They were independent.</p>
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0097.xml
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My Father Story
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Scott Carrier
I was seven, in first grade, getting ready to go to school, and my mom wasn't home. She'd had to go somewhere early, and so my dad, who was always gone to work by the time my brothers and I got UP. was in the kitchen fixing our lunches for the day. "What do you want in it?"
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0098.xml
article
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124,125,126,127,128,129
ESQUIRE STYLE
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The Other Kind of Father
SIX MEN OF THE CLOTH SHOW OFF SOME
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“THERE ARE A LOT OF YOUNG MOTHERS RAISING CHILDREN BY THEMSELVES; THERE JUST AREN’T AS MANY FATHERS AROUND. THE BEST I CAN DO TO TRY AND PREVENT THIS FROM CONTINUING IS TO TEACH YOUNG MEN ACCOUNTABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY. A FATHER MUST SUPPORT HIS CHILDREN, NOT SIMPLY WALK AWAY.”
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0099.xml
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130,131
Fathers
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Esquire's Things a Man Should Know
About Fatherhood
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Don't worry, your dad didn't know what he was doing, either. No, no—not that Spock! Second thought, maybe you should worry. Never tell anybody that you and your wife are "trying." we really don't need the visual, that's why. Never tell anybody where your child was conceived, how long it took, or what song was playing.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0100.xml
article
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132,133,134,135,136,137,138
Features
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Diary of a Fat Man
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SCOTT RAAB
<p>THAT'S ME IN THE PHOTOS. WAS ME, IS ME. I HAD ALWAYS BEEN A BULL, A thick-built, large-muscled man like my daddy, six feet tall and around two hundred pounds, slow afoot, a power hitter. Not a bad athlete, but never a gym guy. I knew I was getting fat, but not that fat.</p>
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0101.xml
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139
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The Barron Centers
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0102.xml
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140,141
HARDWARE
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Hardware
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0103.xml
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142
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Astral Inc.
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ASTRAL INC.
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0104.xml
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142
142
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S&k Labs
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S&K Labs
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0105.xml
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143
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Toppik Spencer Forrest, Inc.
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SPENCER FORREST, INC.
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0106.xml
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145
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Biotech Corporation
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BiOTECH CORPORATION
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0107.xml
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145
145
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Athena Institute
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Athena Institute
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0108.xml
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147
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Credits
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Store Information Table of contents, P. 6: Priest: Joseph Abboud suit at Bloomingdale’s select stores; Saks Fifth Avenue select stores; Mitchells, Westport, CT. Man at His Best, p. 26: For information on Mouton Cadet Réserve, call Peerless Distributors, 718-383-5500; Louis M. Martini, 800-321-9463; Columbia Crest, 888309-9463; Meridian, 805-237-6000; Franciscan Oakville Estate, 800-529-9463; St. Francis, 800-543-7713. P. 28: Ray-Ban frames at Sunglass Hut nationwide; the Sports Authority nationwide.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0109.xml
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147
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Advertisement: Earthly Delight
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Earthly Delight
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0110.xml
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148
snapfiction
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Goin' Down Slow
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ANDREW VACHSS
Saturday night, there’s always a woman in a red dress. Looking over at me when my hands are down, harp in one hand, mike in the other. I drop my hands when Big G. takes a keyboard solo. Most people, their eyes go to the man with the front music. Junior does vocals, Melvin plays slide—they get most of the looks.
Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0111.xml
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149
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Lincoln
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0112.xml
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150
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Bombay Sapphire
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grain neutral Spirits Company
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Esquire_19990601_0131_006_0113.xml